Reporter for KSTK-FM, Wrangell

KSTK-FM, public media for Wrangell, Alaska, continues to look for a reporter. Details:

KSTK provides broadcast services for the community of Wrangell, Alaska located within the Tongass National Forest on Wrangell Island in Southeast Alaska.  Wrangell is a community of roughly 2,500 people.  The local economy is based on fisheries and maritime industry with some seasonal tourism.  If you are interested in working in a small Alaska town, connecting with a variety of community members and reporting on everything from local politics to fisheries to Alaska Native issues, this may be the perfect opportunity for you.

Please send your letter of interest, resume and audio samples to: KSTK General Manager, Cindy Sweat –<>



*Position Summary* *News Reporting*
a. Prepare news stories on a variety of beats relevant to the Kenai
Peninsula (including oil & gas, environment & climate change, city and
borough government, education, outdoors, healthcare, and business)
b. Conduct interviews and produce news stories for daily newscasts.
c. Prepare news content, including photographs and text, for use on KBBI
and partner websites and for sharing via social media.
d. Substitute for news director as necessary.

a. Provide continuity during network programs.
b. Prepare and deliver scheduled newscasts, community calendars, marine and
local weather.
c. Maintain FCC transmitter log, Emergency Alert System (EAS) log, and
program log during shift.
d. Record modules for broadcast on KBBI as needed (community calendar, Fish
& Game announcements, etc).
e. Pitching and board operations during on-air membership drives.
f. Monitor sources for special coverage events and change programs as
directed by supervisor.
g. Check established sources for messages regarding promos, impaired feeds,
rundowns, etc.


  1. Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
    2. At least one year public radio and/or other relevant experience.
    3. Excellent announcing and production skills; attention to detail.
    4. Excellent computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Word,
    Adobe Auditon, iMedia Touch.
    5. Familiarity with radio automation operations.
    6. Excellent interpersonal communication and team skills.
    7. Ability to maintain flexible work schedule including early-mornings
    and/or evenings; may include holidays and weekends.

    Supervision: This position is supervised by the News Director and works
    closely with the Content Director.
    Classification: Regular Full-Time, Non – Exempt
    Salary Range: DOE; package includes health insurance, medical and leave

    *To apply*

Send cover letter, resume, references and 3 work samples to:
Terry Rensel, KBBI General Manager, at, or mail your
documents to 3913 Kachemak Way, Homer, AK 99603.

This position is open until filled. Application materials will be reviewed
as they arrive. KBBI-AM/Kachemak Bay Broadcasting is an equal opportunity

University of Alaska Anchorage Mat-Su College seeks adjunct instructors in communications

The University of Alaska Anchorage Mat-Su College is seeking adjunct instructors in communications for the Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 semesters. We are specifically looking for instructors to teach the following UAA courses:

COMM 111: Fundamentals of Oral Communication
COMM 235: Small Group Communication
COMM 237: Interpersonal Communication
COMM 241: Public Speaking

To review qualifications and apply, please go to Select advanced search and search by the job posting number: 0068697. You may also search by job location, choosing Palmer from the drop-down menu.

If you have questions about this teaching opportunity or experience difficulty finding the posting, please contact the Mat-Su College Office of Academic Affairs at 907-746-9339.

Diane Erickson, Ed.D.
Associate Professor and Director
Office of Academic Affairs
University of Alaska Anchorage | Mat-Su College
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KTOO News Reporter

KTOO is posting a position for a News Reporter to join the all-star KTOO news team to report stories and host programs on all of its media platforms, including 360 North,, KTOO-FM and social media sites.

The station seeks an experienced journalist with multi-media skills and a knowledge of Alaska’s people, places and issues.

The opening is online at

KTOO is looking for applications by Jan. 19, 2015.